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Account Manager (Design / Print Media)

  • Account Manager (Design / Print Media)
  • Auckland
  • $80k - $90k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Recruitment Director

Are you a top-performing Account Manager with a deep knowledge of the creative & digital process? Are you ambitious, strategic-led, and craving the mentorship and guidance of an experienced client-facing team?

On behalf of our client, a strategic and creative agency with a portfolio of well-known clients, we’re looking for a super suit with great communication and excellent project management skills to join their team in central Auckland. This exciting, hybrid Account Manager role involves a blend of creative, strategy, and digital projects which will keep you on your toes!

The ideal person will come with experience in publications and/or a design agency, as you’ll be managing annual report projects (ranging from strategic integrated reports to sustainability reports) as well as brand development, marketing, communications projects – tons of variety suited for an Account Manager looking to gain the experience to level up their career.

Not to mention, you will be paired with a highly experienced Account Director working across your client portfolio, so you’ll be set up to win with the necessary support around you.

Are you a go-getter suit ready to step up and apply yourself? Start by APPLYING TODAY! 

The breakdown

We are looking for a talented agency suit with: 

  • 3+ years experience in a design agency, or with a publishing background
  • Experience in a client-facing role, and/or project management

Proven results and experience in:

  • Ownership of client projects, delivering work on time and within budget
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with key client portfolio
  • Coordinating and delivering end-to-end creative, strategic and digital projects
  • Running client briefing sessions and processing them into briefs
  • Offering strategic input, and have a problem-solving approach
  • Assigning projects and workload where appropriate through WIP planning
  • Facilitating the process between strategy, design and studio internal teams
  • Preparing project schedules, time estimates and budgets
  • Proven project management capability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised, with effective workflow management

Are you someone who is…

  • An excellent communicator and facilitator?
  • Always switched on and proactive?
  • Excellent attention to detail and yearning to learn?

The reward

  • Great salary package of up to $90,000 per annum + Kiwi Saver
  • Flexible hours, plus get 1 day to WFH
  • Extra birthday day off!
  • Social and fun culture – drinks on Fridays
  • Opt into staff profit share
  • Enjoy a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment who want you to succeed
  • Get that mentorship and guidance you crave
  • & more…

Mandatory requirements

  • Have full rights to work in New Zealand

Apply today

If this role sounds like you, apply today or e-mail [email protected] with a summary of why you may be interested in this position. 

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